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New teaching qualification launched for financial education

Oct 21, 2015
"A new teaching qualification to enhance financial education in schools has been launched by ifs University College. The financial education specialist developed the Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching Financial Capability (PGCTFC) to support teachers delivering new personal finance curriculum requirements through Citizenship and Maths. "
New teaching qualification launched for financial education

New teaching qualification launched for financial education

Oct 21, 2015
New teaching qualification launched for financial education

"Exceptional drop" in students taking Citizenship is a major concern for financial education

Oct 21, 2015
"The decline in the number of students taking Citizenship at GCSE and A-level is a major concern for the effectiveness of financial education, warns ifs University College. The figures, published by Ofqual, reveal that the number of students taking Citizenship has fallen by 50 per cent over the past year."
"Exceptional drop" in students taking Citizenship is a major concern for financial education

"Exceptional drop" in students taking Citizenship is a major concern for financial education

Oct 21, 2015
"Exceptional drop" in students taking Citizenship is a major concern for financial education

HE Review

Oct 21, 2015
"Following the Higher Education Review of ifs University College by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) in November 2014, the review team's report and ifs University College's action plan in response to the report can be accessed here. "
HE Review

HE Review

Oct 21, 2015
HE Review

Financial education required to tackle high levels of personal insolvency

Oct 21, 2015
"Financial education specialist ifs University College has called on policy makers to place a greater emphasis on structured financial education in schools, to combat high levels of long-term bankruptcy and personal insolvency among consumers. "
Financial education required to tackle high levels of personal insolvency

Financial education required to tackle high levels of personal insolvency

Oct 21, 2015
Financial education required to tackle high levels of personal insolvency

ifs University College responds to FCA action on banking complaints

Oct 21, 2015
"Following the publication of FCA figures into complaints made against financial services organisations, ifs University College, the leading provider of professional qualifications to the industry, has highlighted the need for firms to ensure their complaints-handling staff have high levels of knowledge and skills. "
ifs University College responds to FCA action on banking complaints

ifs University College responds to FCA action on banking complaints

Oct 21, 2015
ifs University College responds to FCA action on banking complaints

Education key to preventing effects of financial crime

Oct 21, 2015
"Better education provision for young people will help reduce the number of consumers falling victim to financial crime, says ifs University College. The education charity has urged schools and colleges to include lessons on avoiding financial crime as part of their financial education obligations, to prevent students falling victim."
Education key to preventing effects of financial crime

Education key to preventing effects of financial crime

Oct 21, 2015
Education key to preventing effects of financial crime

ifs University College responds to FCA complaints figures

Oct 21, 2015
"Financial education specialist ifs University College has urged financial services providers to consider how professional qualifications can both lessen the level of complaints they receive and improve the way they are handled, following the latest publication of FCA figures. The figures show a rise in non-PPI related complaints over 2014."
ifs University College responds to FCA complaints figures

ifs University College responds to FCA complaints figures

Oct 21, 2015
ifs University College responds to FCA complaints figures

Deadline approaches for bba/ifs Financial Innovation Awards nominations

Oct 21, 2015
"Financial services companies have until this Friday (25th July) to nominate their most innovative projects or ground-breaking initiatives to the bba/ifs Financial Innovation Awards. The awards celebrate leadership, vision and innovation in the financial services industry and are the largest and most-established of their kind. "
Deadline approaches for bba/ifs Financial Innovation Awards nominations

Deadline approaches for bba/ifs Financial Innovation Awards nominations

Oct 21, 2015
Deadline approaches for bba/ifs Financial Innovation Awards nominations

Financial education provision failing girls

Oct 21, 2015
"Teenage girls in the UK are receiving significantly less financial education in school than boys, according to a report released today. The Young Persons' Money Index reveals that at GCSE level only 36% of girls currently learn about personal finance, in comparison to 45 % of boys the same age."
Financial education provision failing girls

Financial education provision failing girls

Oct 21, 2015
Financial education provision failing girls